Undergraduate Alumni Stories

Jiarui Yang: Accounting and Finance, 2015

"When I started my job, I realised that the content I learned from my degree was closely linked to the modern business world. It is exciting to apply what I learned into real practice."

Read an interview with Jiarui


Kagiso Mello: Accounting and Finance, 2019

"I was able to have mock interviews with the careers service and they put me in touch with previous graduates who had recently gone through KPMG’s recruitment process. This made it easy for me to ask questions and know what to expect on the day."

Read an interview with Kagiso.


Adam Trott: Accounting and Finance with a Year in Industry, 2020

"My experiences with ULMS really did help me to become more resilient and adaptable. The numerous presentations and workshops put on by ULMS do make a difference."

Read an interview with Adam.


Pete Diamond: Business Economics, 2014

"The knowledge and skills I learned and developed at University have been instrumental for my role."

Read an interview with Pete.


Chloe Stafford: Business Studies with a Year in Industry, 2015

"My degree in Business Management gave me an in depth, theoretical understanding of how business's operate which I can apply within my practical work experiences."

Read an interview with Chloe.


Jonathon Foster: Business Management with Law, 2018

"The pedagogy and practice of the Management School provided me with all the tools I needed to develop strong skills in many areas I use daily at the House of Commons from research to communication."

Read an interview with Jonathon.


Kelly Walker: Business Studies with a Year in Industry, 2014

"I would not have my current role without my placement, which was also at Microsoft, as I was able to develop my skills and build networks."

You can read an interview with Kelly.


Oliver Hall: Economics, 2014

"My degree prepared me well for my current role by providing me with a solid grounding in Macro and Microeconomics. It was also a goal of mine to start the University of Liverpool Economics Society which I achieved in 2013.”

You can read an interview with Oliver.

Harvey Upton: Economics, 2014

"I think Liverpool is a great place to be a student, with a pretty low cost of living and loads to do."

You can read an interview with Harvey.

Ellie Parrott: Economics, 2019

"The University were a massive help. I used the careers service a lot during my applications. I had already attended an internship application programme in my second year and found this incredibly helpful when applying for graduate jobs"

You can read an interview with Ellie.


Tom Jervis: International Business, 2015

"Being aware of the macro and microeconomic factors that affect markets, which becomes second nature in an economics degree, helps to add value when working with a client"

You can read an interview with Tom.


Khalida Abdulrahim: International Business, 2015

"My course provided me with a good understanding of economic and market conditions that affect multinational businesses, which I find useful in my current job role."

You can read an interview with Khalida.


Annie Mars-Jones: Marketing, 2016

"Whilst I loved the challenge of studying, I ended up developing much more than marketing knowledge during my time at university. The memories I have from my three years at university, and the network of friends I made are invaluable to me."

You can read an interview with Annie.


Sam Cartwright: Marketing with a Year in Industry, 2018

"I chose ULMS because I had my heart set on Marketing and Liverpool. The reputation of the Management School proceeds itself in a really positive way. I mean, achieving what the school has achieved in such a short space of time is pretty amazing."

You can read an interview with Sam.

Zhimin Zhang: Marketing, 2019

"Don't be afraid to look for support and advice. Anyone who has been on this journey knows how hard it is to get it started - people will be more than happy to help out. You can always join University societies based on entrepreneurship."

You can read an interview with Zhimin.

 Joe Lange: Accounting and Finance, 2021

"My study abroad period at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark gave a different learning perspective and it was also great for my development as a young professional."

You can read an interview with Joe.

Munirat Sanni: Business Management with a Year in Industry, 2021

"Make sure you visit the Career Studio and get your CV up to date. Applying to jobs can be time-consuming and overwhelming - don’t get too disheartened if you see people around you getting job offers if you haven’t secured one yet."

You can read an interview with Munirat.

Ross Yates: Business Economics with a Year in Industry, 2021

"My Year in Industry gave me a strong foundation in a lot of the competencies that I use each day as a Project Manager. The wide range of modules I studied has built on a range of different skills that I use regularly."

You can read an interview with Ross.

 Olivia Bennett: Marketing with a Year in Industry, 2021

"I would really recommend doing a placement year as it gives you really valuable professional and personal experience and getting involved with societies which helped me to have tangible social media experience which I could add to my CV."

You can read an interview with Olivia.


Ben Anderson: BA International Business with a Year in Industry, 2021

"Taking extra-curricular classes on Microsoft Office skills or doing extra reading to improve your commercial awareness is something everyone at ULMS has access to and should do to give them an edge over others."

You can read an interview with Ben.

Matthew Melia: BA Accounting and Finance with a Year in Industry, 2021

"In my third year, as part of my degree, I completed a placement year at Airbus as a Management Accountant which was a massive learning experience as I was given responsibility early on."

You can read an interview with Matthew.